Nouns v. Adjectives
Another example today of the poor use of nouns as descriptors when the adjective (or even possessive) form is better. A headline from my local paper:
Chinese would be the best word to use, but given the tight count, why not try China's. That's a 6 1/2. Textiles is 6 and about fills the line. But for the sake of better usage, I bet the paper could have squeezed a half space in.
Update: And, now, this afternoon, is this hed on that paper's Web site:
Spain Muslims issue fatwa against bin Laden
It's on the Web, so there's no tight-count argument here. It's Spanish Muslims.